Gunderson Residence Live-in On-Call Clinician
McLean Hospital Corporation - Cambridge, MA

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Job Description

The Live-In On-Call Clinician is responsible for providing clinical back-up and advice to awake staff during the night shift at the residential program of the Gunderson Borderline Personality Disorder (BPD) Center at McLean Hospital, an educational and residential treatment program located in Cambridge, MA., with capacity for nine private-pay clients.

PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: Maintain availability during specified hours in person, by phone or by pager to respond to and assist regular, awake staff with urgent clinical emergencies. This position requires a strong clinical emphasis and experience with Borderline Personality Disorder is strongly preferred.

Must live on site full-time in furnished studio apartment.

In any clinical situation where considerations for acute psychiatric evaluation is necessary, the Live-in Clinician"€™s role is to be the primary responder with the expectation that he/she will work with the doctor on call and/or the patient"€™s primary therapist and will be involved with all appropriate staff to make clinical decisions.


Must hold appropriate license for level of practice in the state of MA. Licensed Mental Health Counselor (LMHC),


Nursing/ (RN or APRN)2-3 Years post licensure experience preferred.

Must have a valid MA driver’s license.

Conditions of Employment

Employment at McLean Hospital is contingent upon a successful CORI (Criminal Background Check), National Background Check and clearance from the Occupational Health Department.

Required Skills:

Successful candidate must possess basic computer skills in order to use a variety of electronic systems to access and/or maintain personal employment-related data, satisfy required annual trainings, and use job-specific applications. All employees of McLean Hospital are assigned an email account for business communication purposes. Candidate must also be able to consistently demonstrate McLean Values of integrity, compassion and respect, diversity and teamwork, excellence and innovation in their work activities and interactions.

EEO Statement

It is the policy of McLean Hospital to affirmatively provide equal opportunity to all qualified applicants for employment and existing employees without regard to their race, religion, color, national origin, sex, age, ancestry, disability, sexual orientation, or any other basis that would be in violation of any applicable law or regulation. All aspects of employment including recruitment, selection, hiring, training, transfer, promotion, termination, compensation and benefits conform to this policy in order to further the principles of equal employment opportunity and the spirit of affirmative action.